Sequoyah High School
MUSTANG, Ok -- Services for Clarence Yahola (Seq. Jr 1969), age 56, died Monday, July 23, after a short illness.
He was born Dec. 13, 1950, near Holdenville, to Roman and Emma (Johnson) Yahola. He grew up in Oklahoma City and moved to Mustang in the early ‘60s. He attended school at Seneca Indian Boarding School and was a graduate of Sequoyah Indian School in Tahlequah, Okla.
Clarence lived most of his adult life in the Oklahoma City area where he worked many years at AT&T (Lucent) as a material handler. He served in the U.S. Army and was a Methodist. An avid bowler, he had several “300” games to his credit. He had bowled professionally and was a member of the Pro Bowlers Hall of Fame.
He was preceded in death by his mother; and one sister, Debbie.
Survivors include his wife Richie, daughter Lori Yahola, and son Zachery Yahola, all of the home; his father, Roman Yahola of Holdenville; his stepfather Darrell Hudson of Slaughterville; two brothers, Johnny Yahola (Seq. Soph '69) and wife Cherry of Peggs and Terry Yahola of Mustang; three sisters, Virginia Yahola (Seq. Fresh '69) of Oklahoma City, Laveda Tucker and husband Alton of Norman and DeeAnn Yargee of Wetumka.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, in the Chapel of The Good Shepherd at McNeil’s Mustang Funeral Service, Mustang.